Romance Studies (ROMS)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.

ROMS 1102

We tell stories for many reasons: to entertain; to seduce; to complain; to think. This course draws upon the literatures and cultures of the romance languages to explore the role of narrative ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Narrating Spanish Civil War

  • 17787ROMS 1102  SEM 101

    • TRUris Hall 302
    • Rodriguez de Rivera, I

  • For more information about First-year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

ROMS 1108

What is a culture, and how do we know one when we see it?  This course draws upon the histories and texts of French, Spanish, Italian, and/or Portuguese speaking worlds to discuss issues of identity, ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: Women Writing the Mediterranean

  • 17738ROMS 1108  SEM 101

  • For more information about First-year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

ROMS 1113

Some of the most important and intriguing thinkers, from the Middle Ages to postmodernity, have done their thinking in the romance languages.  This course explores a body of work that would be ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

ROMS 1114

What allows us to make assumptions about people based on the way they speak or dress? How can we understand the deeper meaning of a fairy tale or an episode of The Simpsons? What does macaroni and cheese ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

ROMS 2200

Borrowing its title from a formulation of Marxist philosopher Ernst Bloch, and beginning from the "forays of demoralization" instigated by the Dadas, who bequeathed to surrealism the precious ... view course details

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  • 18189ROMS 2200  SEM 101

ROMS 3892

The class proposes an introduction to literary theory, with special focus on cultural, postcolonial, and subaltern studies. The comparative reflection will engage between English and French, starting with ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASRC 3892COML 3892

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17971ROMS 3892  SEM 101

ROMS 4512

This course will explore time itself as an artistic material, concentrating on examples from French literature, architecture, and cinema of the last two centuries.  The first section concentrates on the ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: SHUM 4512

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18546ROMS 4512  SEM 101

ROMS 5070

Focuses on language teaching as facilitation of learning, thus on the learner's processing of language acquisition and the promotion of reflective teaching. Pedagogical approaches will be addressed from ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  5308ROMS 5070  SEM 101

  • This is the mandatory course for graduate students wishing to TA in Romance Studies.

ROMS 6099

The debates over World Literature which have generated fresh critical energies in Comparative Literature form part of a wider "global turn" across the Humanities. The seminar explores the contributions ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: COML 6099

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17978ROMS 6099  SEM 101

ROMS 6682

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  •   Combined with: ARCH 6308SHUM 6308

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18589ROMS 6682  SEM 101